Click the OPEN VCENTER button to open the vSphere client and log in to vCenter.

In addition to the OPEN VCENTER button, the Connection Info tab for your SDDC provides connection and authentication details for connecting to vCenter Server with the API Explorer and PowerCLI.

Procedure

Open the Connection Info tab and select a method for connecting to vCenter Server.

Option

Description

Connect using the vSphere Client

Click the link under vSphere Client (HTML5). This connection method is identical to the OPEN VCENTER button.

Connect to the API Explorer

Click the link under vCenter Server API Explorer. .

Connect using PowerCLI

The cmdlet for connecting is shown under PowerCLI Connect. Click the copy to clipboard icon to copy the cmdlet to the clipboard.

Default credentials for all connection methods are displayed under Authentication. Click the copy to clipboard icon to copy a user name or password to the clipboard.